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Counsel - Kelly A. Trahan

Kelly A. Trahan

Counsel

Stamford: (203) 324-8198
New York: (212) 376-3021
ktrahan@goodwin.com
Stamford Office, New York Office
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Kelly practices commercial finance and real estate law and represents national and community banks, insurance companies, pension funds and other lending institutions. She brings a pragmatic approach to structuring, drafting, negotiating and closing sophisticated, commercial real estate-based classes including:

  • multi-family
  • office
  • retail
  • industrial
  • health/senior care facilities
  • mixed use properties

Kelly also advises clients throughout the country on asset-based transactions including equipment loans, accounts receivable loans, warehouse loans and viatical life settlement policies and loans.

Kelly’s transactions in real estate and commercial finance range size from $2.5MM to $1B and from construction, term, revolving, non-revolving and syndicated loans secured by business or real estate assets to loans secured by death benefits and life insurance, to affordable housing and historic tax credit transactions. She also has provided assistance to lenders in connection with financings for renewable energy projects and U.S. and international investments in natural resources, including, timber. For owners and developers of commercial real estate, Kelly assists clients in structuring drafting, negotiating and closing complex acquisitions and dispositions, sale-leasebacks, and leasing transactions.

Kelly’s expertise was initially developed during her first nine years of practice in a national law firm.

Distinctions

  • Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers: Real Estate (2018)
  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Real Estate (2018)
  • Listed as New England Super Lawyers® Rising Star: Real Estate (2013-2017)
  • New Leader in the Law, Connecticut Law Tribune (2017)
  • 40 Under 40, Fairfield County Business Journal (2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • NAIOP (Commercial Real Estate Development Association): Developing Leaders Committee
  • Real Estate Finance Association
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Practice Areas

Education

  • Western New England University School of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of Hartford, B.A., 2002, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
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